Farah Palmer is one of the game's most respected players and leaders. She has achieved much since making her international debut in 1996, including victory in the Canada Cup in 1996, 2000 and 2005 and Women's Rugby World Cup triumph in 1998 and 2002. She also led the Black Ferns to Churchill Cup victory in 2004. She plays for provincial side Manawatu in the Women’s competition after previously representing Otago and Waikato. She holds a PhD in Sports Sociology and is a lecturer at New Zealand’s Massey University.
REPRESENTATIVE TEAMS: Black Ferns (1996 - ) Manawatu (2001 - ) Otago (1996, 1998 - 2000) Waikato (1997)